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Deadly Haiti Prison Riot Under Investigation

A prison riot is under investigation in Haiti.

Officials said the violence broke out in Port Au Prince when inmates rioted in the country's largest prison.

The incident led to a hostage situation on Sunday.

Officials say seven non-Haitians were taken hostage by prisoners but then freed with minor injuries.

Three inmates were killed in the incident.

U.N. peacekeepers stood guard outside the prison following the violence.

No escapes were reported.

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